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Our Benefits

We want to energize your work experience. We offer choices, education and access to resources that sustain your wellbeing, individual accountability, productivity and safety.

Benefits to help you through every stage and milestone of life  

We provide highly competitive benefits, compensation and work-life offerings that reflect a Total Rewards strategy. With a Total Rewards strategy, we are enabling our workforce to deliver on our business objectives and transform patients’ lives through science. Total Rewards may differ based on country; the benefits described here are specific to those in the U.S. Please speak with your recruiter for more information.

Compensation & Recognition 

  • Base Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Long-Term Incentives
  • Bravo Recognition Program
  • Service Milestone Awards

Health Care Benefits 

  • Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Dental
  • Vision

Pretax Savings and Spending Accounts 

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Retirement Benefits & Financial Wellbeing

  • BMS 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Nonqualified Savings Plan
  • Financial Wellbeing

Financial Protection Benefits 

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Health Insurance
  • Business Travel Protection
  • Survivor Support 

Personal Coverage & Protection Benefits

  • Personal Liability Protection
  • Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Protection

Work Life Offerings 

Welcoming & Nurturing Family Members 

  • Parental leave to care for a new child
  • Bridge back leave
  • Adoption/surrogacy reimbursement
  • Fertility/infertility benefits
  • Support for traveling mothers
  • Caregiver leave
  • Military family care leave

Managing Life During Your Workday & Beyond 

  • Child, elder and pet care resources
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Commuter Accounts
  • Sick Time
  • Flexible Ways of Working aligned with our Global Flexibility Guidelines

Recharging & Giving Back 

  • Vacation & Vacation Carryover
  • Holidays
  • Volunteer Days
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Summer Hours
  • Annual Global Shutdown

Wellbeing Support 

  • Living Life Better online platform offers a range of resources that empower you to manage your wellbeing goals
  • Fitness Opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

This provides only a summary and highlights of certain Bristol Myers Squibb benefit plans and program features. Complete terms of the applicable benefit plans and programs are contained in the official plan documents. In the event of any discrepancies, official plan documents will govern. Bristol Myers Squibb intends to continue the summarized benefit plans and programs but reserves the right to modify, amend, suspend or terminate any part or all of any Bristol Myers Squibb plans and/or programs at any time in its sole discretion. Nothing in this document is intended to guarantee that any benefits will remain unchanged in the future. 

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